Andreas is holding an MSc in civil engineering, an MBA in international management and an MSc in global supply chain management from various top universities in Switzerland, Norway and United Kingdom.
He has worked for over 25 years in top executive positions as a division manager, CEO and chairman across 8 different industries mostly in developing and emerging markets for companies such as ABB Ltd. , Gate Gourmet Ltd, Malik Management Centre and the AF Group Sweden.
Because of his outstanding business performance he has gained a reputation of credibility and integrity, earned through his authentic life and leadership style, and has been entrusted with some of the most challenging leadership tasks from major companies around the world.
He has been responsible for the growth and development of more than 90 multi-billion energy & infrastructure projects that were previously in substandard performance, successfully restructured difficult and failing ventures in emerging markets like India, made them to the Number 1 in the market and helped to successfully settle intractable conflicts all over the world.
His career has taken him to more than 30 different countries in Latin America, the United States, and the Middle East and throughout Asia.
Apart from his extensive involvement in top management positions and as CEO of his own companies, he acts as a key note speaker and has added his vast life and leadership experience to empowering a score of leaders to become outstanding personalities driven by authenticity according to his slogan: "Build Your excellence. Beyond Borders."
Andreas is the founder & owner of various companies, a foundation, a school in Northern India, and the ALVA Leadership center in the heart of Switzerland.
• Top executives in Europe, China and India
• Middle Management
• Pupils at international schools
• School directors
- Dare! How to attain excellence as a leader even under the harshest conditions.
- FASCINADE – The universal code for attaining global excellence
- Credibility through authenticity – How top leaders enthuse people in any culture
- Consciousness of success – The secrets of top entrepreneurs in emerging markets
- Global impact through shared value – Ho wand where to find opportunities so as to create shared value and find abundance in your personal life.
Leadership as a calling
- ENERGIZE –Learn on how top leaders consolidate and maximize the energy of their employees.
Turnaround of ventures and projects in emerging markets and transforming crisis situations
- The SOLVE – Method – How to transform projects and ventures at a critical stage in an overwhelming success
- Endurance & Empowerment – How you turn a company in one of the biggest emerging markets in just 18 months around.
- Winning together! How collaboration across differences drives project success
Excellence in foreign cultures
- Global instead of intercultural intelligence! How to fascinate people in any foreign culture by asking 7 essential questions
Taking companies global
- Go! 8 crucial questions making you even more successful in exotic markets
- 6 key competencies for international managers
Motivation – Empowerment of employees in foreign cultures
- How to find and retain talents in emerging markets
- How 10 leadership values make you stand out in the 21st century